• , General news

    Kuwait and Djibouti join international patent system

    In September, Kuwait and Djibouti will be the 149th and 150th contracting states to the international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). The PCT, which is administered by the UN agency the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), makes it possible to submit just one single patent application…

  • , General news

    Switzerland still the world’s most innovative country

    For the sixth consecutive year, Switzerland tops the list of the world's most innovative countries, followed by Sweden and the United Kingdom , according to the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2016.

  • Wanted: three new colleagues to Linköping

    Awapatent in Linköping is growing and is now looking for three new colleagues. Read more about the positions and apply on our Swedish web site .

  • Wanted: IP assistant/paralegal to Gothenburg

    Our office in Gothenburg is looking for an IP assistant/paralegal. Read more about the position and apply on our Swedish web site .

  • , General news

    Fake spirits and wine cost EU businesses €1.3 billion per year

    A report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) shows that 4.4% of legitimate sales of spirits and 2.3% of legitimate sales of wine are lost each year due to counterfeiting of alcoholic drinks. This means that the legitimate industries lose approximately €1.3 billion of revenue…